Sean Bean - Boromir
Sean Bean - Boromir

Full Name: Sean Bean

Birthdate: April 17, 1959

Birthplace: Sheffield, England

Hair Color: Blonde

Eye Color: Green

Height: 5' 11"

Spouse: None

Children: Evie Natasha from marriage to Abigail Cruttenden, and Lorna and Molly from marriage to Melanie Hill

Biography: With his recent film and television work, the British-born actor has ained two distinct reputations for himself: as the hard man and the lover.

As well as playing Alec Trevelyan (006) the good-guy-turned-bad-guy who opposes Pierce Brosnan's Bond in Goldeneye and Sean Miller, the terrorist who pursues Harrison Ford in Patriot Games, Bean has shown a more romantic side to his personality as the compromised photographer in A Woman's Guide to Adultery and as Mellors, the gamekeeper lover in Lady Chatterley, Ken Russell's TV adapatation of D H Lawrence's famous novel.

After studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Bean began his stage career in London's West End in a variety of Shakespearean roles beore making his debut in Caravaggio. Other films include War Requiem, Black Beauty and the Robert De Niro spy-thriller, Ronin, in which he plays the role of Spence, the British weapons expert. On television, Sean has starred in a number of popular series, among them Lorna Doone, Clarissa, Scarlett and his acclaimed performance in the title-role of Sharpe, the Napoleonic war hero in the novels of Bernard Cornwell.

A diverse and talented actor, Bean's recent work has ranged from the gangster Jason Locke in Essex Boys, to providing the voice of the Nun's Priest in an award-winning puppet version of The Canterbury Tales. His next role is on stage, playing the leading role of Macbeth in the Shakespeare play of the same name source: Official LotR Movie Guide

Quotes from Sean Bean about Boromir Lots of riding. I spent a whole month, five days a week, every week, doing horse riding lessons because Éomer is of Rohan, a horse nation." - IGN Interview (Transcript) on Boromir) "Being human, he's more susceptible to the power of the Ring and is constantly having to the fight against it. He knows that it's got a strong draw on him, and throughout the journey, that keys preying on his mind." - LotR Official Movie Guide

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